Hakim Mosque, Great Magnificent Architecture
Aloof from the bustle of the main streets, the Hakim Mosque was built in 1656 on the site of the 10th-century Buyid mosque Called Jorjir, The Jorjir Mosque was founded by Sahib ibn Ebad, the renowned Buyid vizier. For a long time, it served as a smaller Congregational Mosque of the city (compared to the Great Congregational Mosque,). In its heyday, it had a minaret exceeding 100 m-height. Today, only a portal of the Jorjir Mosque exists. Its rich brickwork exemplifies the main characteristic of the Buyid architecture.
Isfahan Priest's House
Excellent and breathtaking Iranian architecture in the Armenian neighborhood
Shah Abbas was determined to turn Isfahan into one of the biggest cities in the world. following the implementation of this important decision, he has benefited the best artists, architectures, and skillful masters. In order to expand the urban area, he had migrated thousands of Armenian families from Jolfaregion in Azerbaijan province to the city of Isfahan, and he had settled them in a region beside the Zayanderud River, called "Jolfa" district.
Our Trip to Sar Agha Seyyed Village the Gem of Zagros Mountain
Sar Agha Seyyed is one of the most beautiful villages located in the Central District of Kuhrang County, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, Iran; due to its stairs-like structure of the houses-The yard of the building above is the roof of the building below-it is also known as Masouleh of Zagros Mountains. Due to the tombs Seyed Eisa in the village it is called Sar Aqa Seyyed Village. The Yard of the house above is the roof below the house, and their windows open toward an extremely fascinating landscape of pure unique nature.
Minarets the Miracles on the Sky
Minarets a risen old quarters of Isfahan Are miracles which represent the civilizations, emotions culture, and artistic nature of nations which developed simultaneously by humans. Thanks to the miraculous hands of their architects, the minarets scrape the sky of Isfahan. In ancient times, minarets were built between two borders, and for determining the border, some illuminating instruments were put in them. Gradually such structures were implemented in public roads.
Iran as a four seasons country offers a wonderful picture of nature in each season to its lovers. At this time, all the plains of the villages of Kashan and the surrounding area are covered with colorful flowers that will intoxicate you. Thanks to nature reborn, a spectacular traditional festival also takes place from early May to late June in a few provinces, called Rose-Water Festival. Thanks to the rebirth of nature, Rosewater making is one of the most special ceremonies that is performed in Iran in May.
Rasht the creative city of Gastronomy in the world
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Guilan the country of Iran's Cuisine
Few people are found not to have tasted foods from the north of Iran. With its unique climate and abundant rainfalls, Gilan province brings various agricultural products. Such various products make various local cuisines with very unique tastes. Due to its vegetation diversity, and benefiting from seafood, and its historical background, Rasht city has its food diversity, too. Based on statistics, there are 17o local dishes in Rasht. In Rasht and of course, other cities of Gilan Province, a variety of vegetation is used to cuisine local dishes.
Chahar Shanbe Soori
Among Iranians, the fire has a highly special value and position and most of the Iranian celebrations and rituals are closely bind fire. Among Aryans' festivals of fire, Sadeh Festival and Charshanbeh Suri are very popular. "Charshanbeh Suri is celebrated on the eve of the last Wednesday of the Persian solar year. Is celebrated with special rituals and ceremonies, and it is one of the glorious festivals full of cultural rituals.
Feen Garden the most notorious of Persian gardens
Fin Garden The historical Fin Garden is one of the most beautiful and characteristic Persian gardens. One of the first kings enjoying and wondering curiously at its beauty was Omar ebne Leithe-Saffari who resorted to various fruitless tests in order to discover its apparently magical and invisible source of endless water. He ascended to the throne in 825 AD. The former site of the garden is now known as Bagh-e-Kohneh (old garden) because in the early 11" century Shah Abbas ordered the garden to be rebuilt beside the Fin fountain about 500m upstream of the old one. Fin Garden has an area of 23700 square meters with tall cedars known as Kashi (Zarbin) cedars as old as 500 years. It is irrigated by the Soleymanieh fountain.
The Origins of Norouz
Among all societies, there are seasonal, ancient, and methodological rites, religious rituals, national and patriotic feast, family occasion, and so on. The first group of festivities, namely ancient and methodological ones, are inherited from the ancient times and surrounded by fables and myths. The passage of time, even though leaving its mark on many of the details, has hardly altered their essence or destroyed their content. Norouz falls in this group of ancient feasts and is celebrated as one of such festivities in ten countries which include Iran, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkey, and Uzbekistan.
Ali GholiAgha Hamam or Bath
One of the old bathhouses in Isfahan that was used up until a few years ago is Hammam-e Ali Gholi Agha (Ali Goli Agha Bathhouse). which was built around 310 years ago in the late Safavid era by a person of the same name(Ali Gholi Agha). Ali Gholi Agha was from courtiers and princes of Shah Suleiman and Shah Sultan Hussein courts in the 17th-century and he was the founder of a complex including a bazaar, mosque, and a bathhouse.
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